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Joe Vilas (Schooner), U12767, collision, 1 Oct 1862

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Schooner JO. VILAS, cargo corn, was run into by the propeller EQUATOR, near the North end of the breakwater at Buffalo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List 1862)

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COLLIDED - The schooner JO. VILAS, laden with corn, when entering the Erie Basin by the lower end of the North Pier, was struck amidships by the propeller EQUATOR, also bound in, making a considerable hole in her side, from the effect of which some of her cargo was wet. She is being discharged by the floating elevator FOSS.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 8, 1862

Schooner JO VILAS. U. S. No. 12767. oF 149.49 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $?
Freight: corn
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Joe Vilas (Schooner), U12767, collision, 1 Oct 1862